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AP
September 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
TRURO, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a 26-year-old Connecticut man who went missing while swimming on Cape Cod. Truro police say the body of Ross Williamson, of Bolton, Connecticut, was recovered just before 8 a.m. Sunday about one mile north of Ballston Beach. Williamson was...
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AP
September 30, 2018 - 8:42 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Stamford's former marina director has agreed to give up his boat as compensation for the $60,000 he's accused of stealing from the city. The Stamford Advocate reports that forfeiting the 26-foot boat was part of the agreement that also spared 43-year-old Sean...
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AP
September 30, 2018 - 8:38 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Attorney Morton Katz, 99, recalls just one client assigned to him as a special public defender who made an issue of his age. That man, charged with stealing a car while on probation, was unhappy about how long it was taking to resolve his case. "He wrote me the most vicious...
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AP
September 30, 2018 - 8:34 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An animal rights group trying to free three elephants from a Connecticut-based petting zoo is appealing a court ruling that denied its request to grant the animals "personhood." The Connecticut Law Tribune reports the Nonhuman Rights Project filed the appeal last Monday with...
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Bernie Loubier
September 30, 2018 - 10:38 am
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Jury selection is set to begin for the trial of a Hartford man accused of sex trafficking two teenage girls and producing child pornography that was used to advertise their services. Christopher Hamlett's trial is scheduled to start Monday in federal court in Bridgeport...
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Bernie Loubier
September 30, 2018 - 10:21 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say the death of a Connecticut toddler who was crushed by an 80-pound television was an accident. Police said Saturday that the medical examiner determined that the 22-month-old Stamford boy died of blunt force trauma and the manner of death was ruled to be...
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